Central banks

Andrew Sheng says international monetary system is fundamentally flawed

Central Banking | 17 Oct 2014

Former chairman of Securities and Futures Commission says the world is breaking up into national currency blocks, and the revival of ‘Cold War 2.0’ makes it difficult to fix

Topics: Securities and Futures Commission, Hong Kong, Federal Reserve, IMF


Ecuador applies 0.5% tax on credit transactions to finance cancer care

Central Banking | 17 Oct 2014

Topics: Central Bank of Ecuador, Ecuador

BoE’s Bailey slams European bonus caps

Central Banking | 17 Oct 2014

Topics: Bank of England, Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA), banks, European Union (EU)

Yellen ‘greatly’ concerned by inequality in US

Central Banking | 17 Oct 2014

Topics: Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen

Top regulators seek to dispel myth of global regulatory harmonisation

Central Banking | 16 Oct 2014

Topics: Jon Cunliffe, IMF, US Treasury, Financial Stability Board (FSB)

European Banking Authority unveils framework for classifying high-quality securitisations

Central Banking | 15 Oct 2014

Topics: European Banking Authority , banks, Asset-backed securities, European Commission

Spanish economists adapt model on business cycle conditions to forecast growth

Central Banking | 13 Oct 2014

Topics: Spain, Bank of Spain, GDP

Zhou backs Chinese growth target in face of slowdown

Central Banking | 13 Oct 2014

Topics: Zhou Xiaochuan, People's Bank of China, China, growth, IMF

PBoC chief economist sees ‘very low’ risk of hard landing

Central Banking | 12 Oct 2014

Topics: People's Bank of China, China, GDP, Labour

People: RBI names three new executive directors; Former vice-governor returns to Bank of Portugal

Central Banking | 08 Oct 2014

Topics: Reserve Bank of India, Bank of Israel, Banco de Portugal

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